What does outwards mean?

Definitions for outwards

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word outwards.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outward, outwards(adverb)

    toward the outside

    "move the needle further outward!"


  1. outwards(Adverb)

    From the interior toward the exterior; in an outward direction.

  2. outwards(Adverb)

    Outwardly; (merely) on the surface.

Anagrams for outwards »

  1. outdraws

  2. draws out


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outwards in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outwards in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gary Lee Phillips:

    In all things that involve social pressures, if we want to see change we have to force the envelope outwards.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    What a vindication of the belief that ordinary people can do extraordinary things, what a reminder of what Bobby Kennedy once said, about how small actions can be like pebbles being thrown into a still lake, and ripples of hope cascade outwards and change the world.

  3. Salman Rushdie:

    And so artists who go to that edge and push outwards often find very powerful forces pushing back. They find the forces of silence opposing the forces of speech. The forces of censorship against the forces of utterance, at that boundary is that push-and-pull between more and less. And that push and pull can be very dangerous to the artist. And many artists have suffered terribly for that.

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